Are you looking for bible verses about healing? Perhaps you or a loved one has been diagnosed with an illness, perhaps even cancer.
Tens of thousands of searches are entered into google every month for bible verses about healing. God’s words about healing can bring us great comfort in times of illness.
I scoured the internet reading many other posts to develop this list of the 45 best bible verses about healing. I think the verses in the book of James are my favorite.
The verses below are from the New American Bible, Revised Edition and are listed in the order they apppear in the bible.
1. Exodus 23:25
- You shall serve the LORD, your God; then he will bless your food and drink, and I will remove sickness from your midst;
2. Deuteronomy 32:39
- See now that I, I alone, am he, and there is no god besides me. It is I who bring both death and life, I who inflict wounds and heal them, and from my hand no one can deliver.
3. Psalms 6:3
- Have pity on me, LORD, for I am weak; heal me, LORD, for my bones are shuddering.
4. Psalms 30:3
- O LORD, my God, I cried out to you for help and you healed me.
5. Psalms 41:4
- The LORD sustains him on his sickbed, you turn down his bedding whenever he is ill.
6-7. Psalms 103:2-3
- Bless the LORD, my soul; and do not forget all his gifts, Who pardons all your sins, and heals all your ills,
8-9. Psalms 107:19-20
- In their distress they cried to the LORD, who saved them in their peril, Sent forth his word to heal them, and snatched them from the grave.
10-11. Psalms 147:2-3
- The LORD rebuilds Jerusalem, and gathers the dispersed of Israel, Healing the brokenhearted, and binding up their wounds.
12-14. Proverbs 4:20-22
- My son, to my words be attentive, to my sayings incline your ear; Let them not slip from your sight,
keep them within your heart; For they are life to those who find them, bringing health to one’s whole being.
15. Proverbs 17:22
- A joyful heart is the health of the body, but a depressed spirit dries up the bones.
16-18. Ecclesiastes 3:1-3
- There is an appointed time for everything, and a time for every affair under the heavens. A time to give birth, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to uproot the plant. A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to tear down, and a time to build.
19. Isaiah 38:16
- Those live whom the LORD protects; yours is the life of my spirit. You have given me health and restored my life!
20. Isaiah 40:29
- He gives power to the faint, abundant strength to the weak.
21. Isaiah 41:10
- Do not fear: I am with you; do not be anxious: I am your God. I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my victorious right hand.
22-23. Isaiah 57:18-19
- I saw their ways, but I will heal them. I will lead them and restore full comfort to them and to those who mourn for them, creating words of comfort. Peace! Peace to those who are far and near, says the LORD; and I will heal them.
24. Jeremiah 17:14
- Heal me, LORD, that I may be healed; save me, that I may be saved, for you are my praise.
25. Jeremiah 30:17
- For I will restore your health; I will heal your injuries—oracle of the LORD. “The outcast” they have called you, “whom no one looks for.”
26. Hosea 6:1
- “Come, let us return to the LORD, For it is he who has torn, but he will heal us; he has struck down, but he will bind our wounds.
27. Matthew 4:23
- He went around all of Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom, and curing every disease and illness among the people.
28-29. Matthew 8:7-8
- [Jesus] said to him, “I will come and cure him.” The centurion said in reply, “Lord, I am not worthy to have you enter under my roof; only say the word and my servant will be healed.
30. Matthew 9:35
- Jesus went around to all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom, and curing every disease and illness.
31. Matthew 15:30
- Great crowds came to him, having with them the lame, the blind, the deformed, the mute, and many others. They placed them at his feet, and he cured them.
32. Mark 5:34
- He said to her, “Daughter, your faith has saved you. Go in peace and be cured of your affliction.”
33. Luke 4:40
- At sunset, all who had people sick with various diseases brought them to him. He laid his hands on each of them and cured them.
34-36. Luke 8:46-48
- But Jesus said, “Someone has touched me; for I know that power has gone out from me.” When the woman realized that she had not escaped notice, she came forward trembling. Falling down before him, she explained in the presence of all the people why she had touched him and how she had been healed immediately. He said to her, “Daughter, your faith has saved you; go in peace.”
37. Luke 9:11
- The crowds, meanwhile, learned of this and followed him. He received them and spoke to them about the kingdom of God, and he healed those who needed to be cured.
38-39. Acts 4:29-30
- And now, Lord, take note of their threats, and enable your servants to speak your word with all boldness, as you stretch forth [your] hand to heal, and signs and wonders are done through the name of your holy servant Jesus.”
40. Acts 5:16
- A large number of people from the towns in the vicinity of Jerusalem also gathered, bringing the sick and those disturbed by unclean spirits, and they were all cured.
41. James 5:13
- Is anyone among you suffering? He should pray. Is anyone in good spirits? He should sing praise.
42-43. James 5:14-15
- Is anyone among you sick? He should summon the presbyters of the church, and they should pray over him and anoint [him] with oil in the name of the Lord, and the prayer of faith will save the sick person, and the Lord will raise him up. If he has committed any sins, he will be forgiven.
44. James 5:16
- Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The fervent prayer of a righteous person is very powerful.
45. Revelation 21:4
- He will wipe every tear from their eyes, and there shall be no more death or mourning, wailing or pain, [for] the old order has passed away.”
Bible Verses About Healing
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